Your best coin photograph..

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Clavdivs, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. Kaleun96

    Kaleun96 Well-Known Member

    I'm forever changing my technique and revisiting coins I've previously photographed but this is one I'm pretty happy with and don't feel the need to try and improve on anytime soon!

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  3. Denis Richard

    Denis Richard Well-Known Member

    A favorite image from a photoshoot earlier this year. A silver tetradrachm of Athena Alkidemos, moving left with a shield and thunderbolt. Coin date 246 - 229 BC. I really like the detail on this coin and how the ancient Macedonians depicted lightning in the hands of the gods.

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  4. Denis Richard

    Denis Richard Well-Known Member

    Here's a very colourful, though unflattering portrait of Emperor Nerva. His lack of success in dealing with the army, and his forced adoption of an heir almost seems to show on his face. Then again, he was 66 when he became emperor so maybe he was just tired and grumpy.

  5. HAB Peace 28 2.0

    HAB Peace 28 2.0 iPhone 13 fan

    Here’s probably my best coin photo.
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  6. HAB Peace 28 2.0

    HAB Peace 28 2.0 iPhone 13 fan

    That’s really nice.
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  7. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . .

    I like these too.


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  8. Etcherman

    Etcherman Well-Known Member

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